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2022 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Battling supply chain, freight capacity issues, logistics providers demonstrate the value they bring to their business partners
As the 3PL industry continues to grow, so does our ranking of North America’s largest logistics companies, now at 100
Find out where the Top 100 Logistics companies are located by region; click links to view details about the company
RankCompanyHeadquartersAirfreight (Metric Tons)
1 Kuehne + Nagel Switzerland 2,220,000
2 DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding Germany 2,096,000
3 DSV A/S Denmark 1,600,000
4 DB Schenker Germany 1,400,000
5 Expeditors International of Washington United States 1,047,200
6 Nippon Express Japan 971,763
7 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 965,700
8 Bollore Logistics France 656,000
9 Kintetsu World Express Japan 556,875
10 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 552,640
11 Sinotrans Ltd. China 532,300
12 Kerry Logistics Hong Kong 520,415
13 AWOT Global Logistics Group China 486,216
14 Ceva Logistics France 474,000
15 CTS International Logistics China 398,175
16 Dachser SE Germany 365,000
17 Geodis France 346,667
18 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 337,300
19 Yusen Logistics Japan 326,000
20 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 300,000
21 NNR Global Logistics Japan 288,837
22 Pilot Freight Services United States 280,000
23 FedEx Logistics United States 265,600
24 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 251,967
25 EFL Sri Lanka 205,203
26 Logwin AG Luxembourg 182,000
27 Cargo-Partner Austria 181,050
28 Maersk Logistics Denmark 173,648
29 Trinity Logistics USA United States 164,000
30 Omni Logistics United States 149,978
31 Hitachi Transport System Japan 148,000
32 LX Pantos South Korea 142,000
33 Seko Logistics United States 130,000
34 Worldwide Logistics Group China 129,732
35 Toll Group Australia 117,400
36 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 114,736
37 Scan Global Logistics A/S Denmark 101,000
38 Beijing Harmony Shipping & Forwarding Agent China 100,000
39 AIT Worldwide Logistics United States 97,628
40 BDP International United States 76,000
41 Clasquin France 71,257
42 XPO Logistics United States 70,200
43 Savino Del Bene Italy 64,800
44 OIA Global United States 59,000
45 Nissin Corp. Japan 55,000
46 APL Logistics Singapore 54,000
Air, ground and ocean transportation rates soared to historic levels in 2021 as shippers leaned on 3PLs for goods
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Business, Technology, Logistics

Hapag-Lloyd to Install Satellite Internet on Containerships

A Hapag-Lloyd containership

Hapag-Lloyd AG, the biggest container shipping line based in Germany, said Sept. 21 it will install SpaceX’s Starlink internet service aboard the ships it owns and manages.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
September 21, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics

Biden Orders Continued Monitoring of Norfolk Southern

Derailment scene

President Joe Biden ordered federal agencies to continue holding Norfolk Southern accountable for its February derailment in eastern Ohio and appoint a FEMA official to oversee East Palestine’s recovery, but he still stopped short of declaring a disaster.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
September 21, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics

Port Volumes Decline in August

Port of Virginia

Container volumes trended mostly into negative territory in August at facilities along the Pacific, Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts, with a modest gain at the Port of Los Angeles.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 20, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics

Census Bureau Contest Seeks Supply Chain Data Ideas

supply chain data

The shifting logistics challenges fueled by the growth of e-commerce are the catalyst for a national competition sponsored by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Amazon to Hire 250,000 for Holidays, Boost Wages

Amazon warehouse worker

Amazon.com Inc. will hire 250,000 employees this holiday shopping season and boost average pay for logistics personnel as it seeks to recruit and retain workers amid a labor shortage.

September 19, 2023
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

Tonnage Dips 2.3% in August

trucks on highway

Truck tonnage in August declined 2.3% compared with year-ago levels but inched up sequentially for the second consecutive month.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 19, 2023
Business, Logistics

Freight Railroads Vow to Improve Service to Grow Intermodal

Andrew Lynch

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Leaders of some of North America’s Class I freight railroads say they have learned the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic when service slumped.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 19, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics

Iowa Issues 30-Day Overweight Permits for Harvest Season

corn truck

Iowa has issued a proclamation that allows overweight loads for vehicles transporting corn, soybeans, hay, straw, silage, fodder, fertilizer and manure to be overweight for 30 days.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
September 18, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics

NMFTA Developing API Road Map for LTL Shipment Data

Truck driver on phone, tablet

The Digital LTL Council is developing a set of application programming interface standards covering the full life cycle of less-than-truckload shipments, from quote to cash.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 18, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics

Low Mississippi River Limits Barges

Mississippi River

DES MOINES, Iowa — Hot, dry weather has left the Mississippi River so low that barge companies are reducing their loads just as Midwest farmers are preparing to send corn and soybeans downriver.

Scott McFedridge | Associated Press
September 18, 2023
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